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Join the Nashville Heart Walk and win big

by | Posted on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 — 9:36 AM

2011 Nashville Heart Walk (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt)

The Annual Nashville Heart Walkwill be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Vanderbilt. Last year, Vanderbilt raised $254,000 to support the cause and was one of the top organizations in the country for the American Heart Association!

This year Vanderbilt faculty and staff can not only make a big difference for the cause, but improve their health and win big prizes!

Drawings for a treadmill, a hot air balloon ride, an iPad, Nashville Predators memorabilia and more will be held for faculty and staff that meet the following criteria:

  • Register as a Team Captain or Team Walker for the Vanderbilt Heart Walk
  • Attend the Nashville Heart Walk on Oct. 6 and check in at the Vanderbilt team tent

Prize drawings will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Did you know…

  • 1 in 3 people will die from heart disease?
  • More than 60 percent of adults in Tennessee are considered overweight?
  • Every 45 seconds someone in America has a stroke – 780,000 people every year?
  • Currently, Vanderbilt is receiving more than $6.6 million in active grants from the America Heart Association, representing 42 awardees?

For questions please contact Health Plus.

Contact:
Stacey Kendrick, (615) 322-6689
stacey.kendrick@Vanderbilt.Edu